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Hay Fever

Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) is often treated as the poor relation of eczema and asthma – just a bit of a seasonal inconvenience. It is an allergy to house dust,…

Date: 26/04/2017
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Sit less and move more!

On Your Feet Britain - Convert your sitting time to standing time! Regular exercise and a balanced diet hold enormous benefits for your health, both now and in the future! Being…

Date: 26/04/2017
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Children with leaky nose (Rhinorrhoea)

How does it impact on the child’s routine life? It is associated with reduced quality of life because of its impact on sleep. Such children can have reduced school attendance…

Date: 04/04/2017
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Nutrition and Hydration Awareness Week

Our Resident Dietitian Michelle Bremang answers some questions this Nutrition and Hydration Week with the aim to keep you well-nourished and well hydrated!   Am I getting my 5–a day?…

Date: 14/03/2017
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Endometriosis: a hidden epidemic

It’s as common as diabetes, yet so few are aware of its existence, delaying diagnosis by more than nine years! What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition where cells that…

Date: 09/03/2017
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Investing in patient care

At Parkside Hospital we continue to strive towards providing the highest standard of care and have recently appointed Allison Bullivant as Matron of Parkside Hospital.  Allison brings a wealth of…

Date: 07/03/2017
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What is Silent Reflux?

  Silent reflux, also known as Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease (LPR), is an extra oesophageal disorder of gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) with symptoms relating to sensations in the throat.     These…

Date: 08/02/2017
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Beating the chill with Raynauds..

As soon as it gets cold, many with Raynaud’s desperately reach for some added warmth and security to beat the chill. Clothing is being layered on and heat packs are…

Date: 03/02/2017
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Gender reassignment: changing bodies and lives

We recently partnered with Mediaplanet UK on the 2016 Cosmetic Solutions Campaign in The Guardian newspaper and online where Consultant Urologist James Bellringer explains how gender reassignment surgery can transorm…

Date: 09/12/2016
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Our Advent Food Bank Calendar

This winter we are supporting people facing hunger by joining the UK’s biggest food collection The Trussell Trust via the Wimbledon Food Bank. Every day people in the UK go…

Date: 28/11/2016
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The Skier’s Thumb

The skier’s thumb is a common injury sustained when falling on an outstretched hand, resulting in a hyperabduction force to the thumb.   How does it happen? This classically happens…

Date: 17/11/2016
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The Leg Effect of Vascular Disease

Vascular disease accounts for 40% of deaths in the UK and is preventable, yet so many individuals know little to nothing about the illness. September is Vascular Disease Month, so…

Date: 16/09/2016
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Chronic Elbow Pain

What is Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow? Tennis elbow (clinically known at lateral epicondylitis) and Golfer’s elbow (clinically known at medial epicondylitis) are both very common conditions which are often the result of…

Date: 10/08/2016
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Photodynamic Therapy Treatment

We have a new addition to our Photodynamic Therapy treatment clinic at Cancer Centre London with the upgrade of our Aktilite lamp to a larger one now covering a rectangular…

Date: 03/08/2016
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Muscle Recovery – Post Event

Well done for completing Ride London! What’s next for you? If you’re relatively new to cycling, but have caught the bug you may be looking to take part in other…

Date: 01/08/2016
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Why Did You Go Private?

Demos is carrying out research on behalf of Parkside Hospital into why people use private healthcare and their experiences of doing so.   Demos is Britain's leading cross-party think-tank and they are…

Date: 01/08/2016
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Tatler Beauty & Cosmetic Guide 2016

Congratulations to Mr Paul Harris, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, for making the cut in this year's Beauty & Cosmetic Guide in Tatler!  To read more click here.

Date: 17/03/2016
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